Article No :  01

LIBERALIZATION OF TEA SECTOR: A BLESSING OR A POVERTY CONDUIT; CASE STUDY OF KISII COUNTY, KENYA

The aim of this paper is to examine the effect of liberalization of tea sector in the livelihoods of the tea farmers in Kenya. While agriculture is the main economic driver in Kenya, tea-sub-sector stands to be the major agricultural commodity that defines Kenyan agricultural sector. In what was deemed to be a strategy to enhance the country’s major export product (tea), the government of Kenya liberalized the tea sector in early 2000 where purchase of tea-leaves from the farmers was privatized and rendered a willing-buyer-willing seller scenario.

Author : Peter Mongare Kingoina
Country : Kenya
Page No : 01-09

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Article No :  02

HERDSMEN AS THE SPIRITUAL ARM OF FULANI EXPANSIONIST QUEST: A THREAT TO INTEGRATION IN NIGERIA

The paper adopts the expansionism theory which advocates aggressive policy of territorial or economic expansion. Using also both primary and secondary data, the paper reveals that herdsmen attacks is a continuation of the Fulani expansion which began in the 14th and 15th centuries particularly in West and Central Africa and 19th century in Nigeria.

Author : Odey, Julius Simon and Ajor, Joseph Okuta
Country : Nigeria
Page No : 10-20

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